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by B.Goode
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Debian
Topic: Creating a VM for Raspbian/Raspberry Pi in GCP
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: Creating a VM for Raspbian/Raspberry Pi in GCP

Hi, I'm very new to Raspberry Pi and I don't have a physical one, I would like to create a Virtual Machine using a Boot Disk (NOOBs?) on GCP so that I can complete lab exercises that use a Pi. If anyone knows how I can use Raspberry Pi on GCP that would be much appreciated Thanks in advance! Perhap...
by B.Goode
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Desktop doesn't respond on Raspbian Buster
Replies: 10
Views: 295

Re: Desktop doesn't respond on Raspbian Buster

Hi, I have an older RPi, it's the Model B. It is stated that current Raspbian version should run on any of the RPi models. I've just tried to install Raspbian Buster both by image, and by Noobs. I get the same problematic result. It installs and starts up correctly, then I get to the screen where I...
by B.Goode
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: DS18b20 and Relay
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: DS18b20 and Relay

I have the same issue. Busy testing with a shielded DS18B20 now. If you have the same issue maybe same request for additional background information is still relevant? Could you show a diagram of how the sensor and SSR are wired up to the Pi please? Also a link to the description or datasheet of th...
by B.Goode
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Problem with LAMP install script
Replies: 9
Views: 275

Re: Problem with LAMP install script

I can't get that command in the script at the line in question to work on my Pi unless I install lsof first: ... so it is fortunate that the original script, which has to be run as ROOT, contains the line $ apt-get install -y lsof (It wouldn't have occurred to me to use lsof to check for a running ...
by B.Goode
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor
Replies: 14
Views: 476

Re: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor

Still struggling to run the code [code import pigpio from PigpioStepperMotor import StepperMotor pi = pigpio.pi() motor = StepperMotor(pi, 6, 13, 19, 26) for i in range(2048): motor.doСlockwiseStep() [/code] Syntax error on line 7: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ python step_cw180.py File "step_cw180.py", line ...
by B.Goode
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Problem with LAMP install script
Replies: 9
Views: 275

Re: Problem with LAMP install script

I am trying to install LAMP server on my raspberry pi using the following bash script. https://github.com/paolo9785/rpi_lamp_install_script/blob/master/install.sh Getting Syntex error on line 33 ./install.sh: line 33: syntax error near unexpected token (' ./install.sh: line 33: PORT_CHECK = (sudo l...
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: No run button for Mu
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: No run button for Mu

Hello forum members, I am new to the forum and a bit of a noob, so please bear with me. Anyways, I was trying to code on Mu but I couldn’t find a run button to click at the top of the window. I also tried updating my Raspberry Pi but nothing seems to work. There is also no recommended programs tab ...
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: No run button for Mu
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: No run button for Mu

What is "Mu" ? I have 20 years experience of being a bit of a noob, but never heard about it. Where can we read about "Mu" so that we can understand what you mean by "button to click at the top of the window" ? And what was the name of the package you installed so we could check what version it is,...
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: HELP RUNNING I2C SCRIPT ON RASPBERRY
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: HELP RUNNING I2C SCRIPT ON RASPBERRY

Welcome to the Raspberry Pi forums. Hello guys,im trying to communicate over raspberry to an arduino over i2c interface and im running into this problem when i try to run a script on the raspberry pi python3: cant open file 'something" : [Errno 2] No such file or directory HERE IS THE SCRIPT THAT IM...
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: RAM keeps decreasing
Replies: 9
Views: 568

Re: RAM keeps decreasing

Hello, I've written a python script which can make video's using a Hawkeye camera. While running this script, I feel my Pi gets slower and slower. Besides that, my free RAM shown by the tool 'free' keeps decreasing. Could it be I made some kind of memory leak? The code i'm using: #!/usr/bin/env pyt...
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: RPI4 and sutiable touchscreens
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: RPI4 and sutiable touchscreens

7 Inch touchscreen compatible with RPi boards - https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/ra ... h-display/
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor
Replies: 14
Views: 476

Re: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor

Actually I am not sure how to load the library. pigpiod -v shows "71". Most pigs commands I have used work, so some kind of relevant library is present. My installation right now is RPi4 1GB running Buster OS full 09-26 updated and upgraded There are multiple ways to accomplish this, but perhaps th...
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor
Replies: 14
Views: 476

Re: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor

I tried pyhton3 shell script as well: pi@CHB:~ $ python3 Python 3.7.3 (default, Apr 3 2019, 05:39:12) [GCC 8.2.0] on linux Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>> import pigpio >>> from PigpioStepperMotor import StepperMotor Traceback (most recent call last): File...
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor
Replies: 14
Views: 476

Re: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor

calleblyh wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:37 pm
pi@CHB:~ $ ls /home/pi/Documents
STEPLEFTRITE STEPLEFTRITE.py
pi@CHB:~ $

So that library module really is missing.

Recheck this earlier reply - https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 8#p1561220


What exact steps are you taking to download the library?
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: New camera coming?
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: New camera coming?

Following the Raspberry Pi purchase support web links for NL leads to Reichelt as one option who claim to have stock -

https://www.reichelt.com/nl/en/index.ht ... y%20camera
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor
Replies: 14
Views: 476

Re: Trying pigpio-stepper-motor

Yes all that done but still get error on line 3 Python 3.7.3 (/usr/bin/python3) >>> %cd /home/pi/Documents >>> %Run STEPLEFTRITE.py Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/pi/Documents/STEPLEFTRITE.py", line 3, in <module> from PigpioStepperMotor import StepperMotor ModuleNotFoundError: No m...
by B.Goode
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Help! Newbie with CPU specifications Pi4
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Help! Newbie with CPU specifications Pi4

Welcome to the Raspberry Pi forums. Has anyone noticed that discrepancy before? Yes. Less than a week ago.. https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=91&t=255567&hilit=Bcm2711#p1558866 Explicitly documented by Raspberry Pi themselves: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/hardware/raspb...
by B.Goode
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Water Flow sensor Data to csv file
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: Water Flow sensor Data to csv file

It seems the sensor hasn't been selected yet, so consideration of getting data from it and storing it is premature.

Discussion has been moved here - https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 1#p1560971
by B.Goode
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Camera project
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Camera project

jpaden wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:55 pm
Being new to Rpi, I am interested in making a backup camera for my truck. What components would I need to accomplish this.

A camera, a screen, some cable. Where does the RPi have a role?


(Happy to help if needed, but more details of the outline idea in your imagination are necessary... )
by B.Goode
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Raspberry pi Quadcopter + ESC(PWM)
Replies: 8
Views: 4992

Re: Raspberry pi Quadcopter + ESC(PWM)

I hope you'll keep us up to date.. That's a fail from the outset... Most of the previously active contributors to this discussion have not logged into the forums for several years. It is unlikely, but not impossible, that you will get a reply. Quadcopter drone development seems to be a popular proj...
by B.Goode
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Running Arch
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Re: Running Arch

If I run Arch linux vs running Raspbian, do I miss out on specific Rpi things? like a Mac running linux? A possible rephrasing: "If I choose to run a third-party Operating System such as Arch, is it possible that some of the features, tuning and customisation that the Raspberry Pi hardware develope...
by B.Goode
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Air quality with SDS011
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Re: Air quality with SDS011

{Disclaimer: I know nothing about this sensor or the Adafruit IoT service... } But that doesn't prevent the application of a little generic commonsense to troubleshooting - I agree with what @neilgl has suggested. There seem to be two 'unknowns' - data acquisition and data logging. You already have ...
by B.Goode
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: VNC and camera live preview...
Replies: 3
Views: 280

Re: VNC and camera live preview...

Hi Guys i found information that enabling "direct capture mode" lets you live preview RPi camera via VNC. The thing is that when i enable that option on my RPi4, then when i connect via VNC viewer, i just get black small windows, no real picture. Disabling that option let me connect via VNC correct...
by B.Goode
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Regarding raspberry booting issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1251

Re: Regarding raspberry booting issue

fsck - File System ChecK A Linux tool for checking, and sometimes repairing, filesystems. I'm not able to type or do anything with the cursor which is blinking, so is there any way for using that FSCK utility tool? Actually, I think it was me that provided that translation. It was @DougieLawson who...
by B.Goode
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: what other os work with raspberry pi 4
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Re: what other os work with raspberry pi 4

Like to know what other version of linux will work with the raspberry pi 4? I tried the ones on the raspberry website. The ubuntu mate and core won't boot on the raspberry pi 4. I have ubuntu on my pc with windows 10. If anybody know of any other version of linux that will work with the raspberry p...

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